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Module Title LH Advanced Financial Accounting Practice and Theory
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Accounting
Module Code 07 31809
Module Lead Idlan Zakaria
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Description This module builds on the intermediate financial reporting and financial accounting topics covered in the pre-requisite modules.
Students will be introduced to advanced topics in financial reporting and financial accounting for liabilities, equity, and complex group structures. The module will also incorporate theories of financial reporting and discuss contemporary issues in financial reporting as they arise.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module. students should be able to:
  • Apply the relevant accounting standards in solving a range of advanced accounting problems;
  • Demonstrate technical competence required in evaluating, analysing and solving advanced accounting problems
  • Evaluate the techniques, standards and methods applied in solving advanced accounting problems;
  • Appraise the different theoretical aspects of financial reporting, comparing and contrasting different approaches where applicable
  • Discuss and evaluate the problems of regulating accounting practice contemporary issues in financial reporting
Assessment 31809-01 : Group Report : Group Assessment - Coursework (50%)
31809-03 : Final Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 3 hour examination (75%), Group poster presentation (10%) and a 1,000 word applied theory report linked to the presentation (15%)
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